Credits: 8

Schedule: 26.02.2019 - 15.05.2019

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

IV-V spring (2018-2019, 2019-2020)

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

This course has two major purposes. One is to provide an overview of the fundamental themes in strategy and venturing research and introduce contemporary strategy and venturing topics. The other purpose is to expose the participants to the various methodological and research practice approaches (conducting research, synthesizing, and setting up manuscripts) in the domain of strategy and venturing. Overall, after the course the students should have a broad understanding of the strategy and venturing research domain and what is required for publishing research in top tier journals in strategy and venturing. More specifically, after the course, the participant should (1) know the most important articles and in the area of strategy and venturing, (2) understand how the different streams of strategy and venturing research have evolved over time and how they are connected to each other, and (3) be able to project the future development of the strategy and venturing research from the perspective of one's own doctoral work. The course will further provide a setting for developing a variety of skills in strategy and venturing research such as synthesizing research, research designs, and what constitutes a theoretical contribution in the various domains of strategy and venturing.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The course covers some of the fundamental themes of strategy research and introduces a selected set of contemporary strategy topics in a seminar format during period IV-V. The themes are covered by reviewing strategy articles that provide the key milestones of each theme.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Attendance in seminar sessions, seminar presentations, readings, and assignments.

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Substitutes for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

TU-91.900 Postgraduate Course in Strategy L, TU-91.3007 Postgraduate Course in Strategy P, TU-L1000 Doctoral Seminar in Strategy and TU-L1001 Doctoral Seminar in Strategy and Venturing.

Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The course is offered for doctoral students. For enrollment to course see instructions on course website. The course will be organized if at least four students have enrolled.


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